News & Events


Appalachian Laboratory Welcomes Maryland Biodiversity Project for March Watershed Moments Presentation

March 8, 2018
On Thursday, March 8, at 6:30pm, the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will welcome Bill Hubick of the Maryland Biodiversity Project as the next speaker in the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series. If you love photography or spending time in outdoor Maryland, you won't want to miss this visually powerful event!

Bigger, stronger, disastrous: How climate change fuels wildfires

February 15, 2018
Mark Cochrane has been studying the characteristics and behaviors of wildfires since graduate school. Now a professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory, Cochrane discusses how wildfires differ across regions, if places like California are more prone to fires than others, and his research that shows wildfires will occur more because of climate change.

Next Generation: Emily Russ

January 31, 2018
Emily Russ studies where sediment comes from and where it goes, specifically, how much sediment comes from the Susquehanna River or from shoreline erosion, and where it gets deposited in the Chesapeake Bay.

NSF grant awarded to study how augmented reality could pique girls' interest in science

January 31, 2018
Dr. Cat Stylinski and colleagues received a $1 million three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore using augmented reality (AR) design experiences to pique teen girls’ interest in science and technology.

R.V. Truitt Laboratory awarded for sustainability

January 30, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s R.V. Truitt Laboratory Building has been awarded the 2017 U.S. Green Building Council’s Maryland Community Leader Award for Higher Education in recognition of overall commitment to sustainability and efficiency.



Horn Point Seminars - Eric Schott

February 28, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Eric Schott. with the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, will give a talk titled "Crustacean contagion: an abundance of a blue crab virus" on Wednesday, February 28 in the Coastal Science auditorium at 11am.

Spring 2018 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series: Christina Prell

March 1, 2018 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dr. Christina Prell, University of Maryland-College Park, will present "Uncovering spatially distant feedback loops of global trade and land use."

Horn Point Seminars ~ Jake McPherson

March 7, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Jake McPherson from Ducks Unlimited will give a talk titled "Ducks Unlimited; 80 years of on-the-ground conservation" on Wednesday, March 7 at 11am in Coastal auditorium.